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Great Buildings of the WorldArco di Tito - Roma, Italy

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The Arch of Titus is a 1st-century honorific arch located on the Via Sacra, Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 4/18/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldOld Town of Bern - Switzerland

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The Old town of Bern is an area formed by the boundaries of the peninsula formed by the river Aare. It´s an area with magnificent medieval houses, fountains and pedestrian streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 12/22/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldMausoleum of Hadrian - Rome, Italy

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Hadrian Mausoleum, usually known as the Castel Sant'Angelo, is a towering cylindrical building in Rome. Initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum. The building was later used as a fortress and castle, and is now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 4/16/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldMusée d´Orsay - Paris, France

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The Musée d'Orsay is a famous museum in Paris, France, on the left bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, an impressive Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/11/2011

last visited: 5/27/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Atheneum - New Harmony, IN

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The Atheneum (doubles as New Harmony's Visitor Center) is "modern" designed building in a historic town of New Harmony, IN

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23

location: Indiana

date approved: 9/26/2011

last visited: 9/26/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt. Louis des Invalides - Paris, France

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La cathédrale Saint-Louis-des-Invalides fait partie de l'hôtel national des Invalides construit en 1676 sous Louis XIV pour abriter les invalides de ses armées. La cathédrale est aujourd'hui le siège du vicariat aux armées françaises.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 9/14/2011

last visited: 7/25/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldNational Gallery of Canada - Ottawa

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A great building indeed!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JSDAFM

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2011

last visited: 6/24/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Flatiron - New York City, NY

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Whenever one hears the word "flatiron", this is the building that comes to mind first.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 8/22/2011

last visited: 4/2/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldRoman Forum, Rome, Italy

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The Roman Forum is a rectangular forum (plaza) surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/31/2011

last visited: 6/9/2000

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Great Buildings of the WorldRoman Colosseum, Rome, Italy

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An elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/31/2011

last visited: 6/9/2000

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Great Buildings of the WorldPiazza Navona, Rome, Italy

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Piazza Navona is a city square in Rome, Italy. It is built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/31/2011

last visited: 4/17/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Arch of Constantine (Arco di Costantino) - Rome, Italy

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The Arch of Constantine is a magnificant triumphal arch adjacent to the Colosseum in Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/23/2011

last visited: 6/9/2000

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Great Buildings of the WorldCasa Milà - Barcelona, Spain

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Casa Milà , better known as La Pedrera, is a building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built during the years 1905–1910, being considered officially completed in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 3/26/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldSagrada Família - Barcelona, Spain

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Basílica y Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia, commonly known as the Sagrada Família, is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 6/17/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldPark Guell - Barcelona, Spain

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Park Güell is a complex garden with architectural elements situated on the hill of el Carmel in Barcelona. It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914. It is UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 6/28/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldPoplar Forest - Forest, Virginia

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Poplar Forest was the plantation retreat designed and owned by Thomas Jefferson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/4/2011

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldAlbert Dock, Liverpool, UK

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A complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: 7/11/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldNuremberg, Albrecht - Dürer - Haus

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The Albrecht-Dürer-Haus, built in the 15th Century, was the residence and workplace of the famous artist Albrecht Dürer. Adresse: Albrecht-Dürer-Straße 39 90403 Nuremberg Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member numakeh

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: 3/6/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldHimeji Castle - Himeji Japan

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The Himeji Castle is located in Hyogo Japan and listed as one of the great buildings of the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Hyogo, Japan

date approved: 4/1/2011

last visited: 10/7/2008

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Great Buildings of the WorldSultan Ahmed Mosque - Istanbul - Turkey

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque because of its bluish interior decoration, is the most important mosque of Istanbul standing next to the Byzantine Hippodrome in the old city center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja

location: Turkey

date approved: 3/18/2011

last visited: 2/27/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldTorre Velasca - Milan, Italy

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The famous Torre Velasca in Milan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 2/15/2011

last visited: 4/9/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldOak Alley - Vacherie, LA

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National Historic Landmark, and probably the most photographed plantation building. Very beautiful.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/20/2010

last visited: 12/30/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Queen's House - Greenwich, UK

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Historic former royal residence now art museum as part of the National Maritime Museum located in Greenwich, England.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2010

last visited: 7/3/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldGreenwich Hospital - Greenwich, UK

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Historic former navy hospital then naval college designed by Sir Christopher Wren in Greenwich, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2010

last visited: 1/3/2008

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalace of Westminster- London

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The Palace of Westminster has been a Grade I listed building since 1970 and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2010

last visited: 1/3/2008

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